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Faculty: Michael Hardt  

Michael Hardt
Title: Professor of Literature and Bass Fellow and Director of the Marxism & Society Certificate Program
Office Location: 106 Friedl Building, Buchanan and Trinity, Durham, NC 27708-0670
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  • Ph.D., University of Washington, 1990
  • M.A., University of Washington, 1986
  • B.S., Swarthmore College, 1983

Research Interests:  

Michael Hardt's writings explore the new forms of domination in the contemporary world as well as the social movements and other forces of liberation that resist them. In the Empire trilogy -- Empire (2000), Multitude (2004), and Commonwealth(2009) -- he and Antonio Negri investigate the political, legal, economic, and social aspects of globalization. They also study the political and economic alternatives that could lead to a more democratic world. Their pamphlet Declaration (2012) attempts to articulate the significance of the encampments and occupations that began in 2011, from Tahrir Square to Zuccotti Park, and to recognize the primary challenges faced by emerging democratic social movements today.

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

Articles in a Collection

  • A Lanteri and J Vromen. "Introduction."  January, 2013, 1-8. [doi]  [abs]
  • M Hardt, A Curcio and G Roggiero, Un’alternativa in cerca di autori. Il manifesto  (September, 2013).
  • M Hardt and U Machado, Protestos recusam representação política por uma "democracia real", diz professor dos EUA. Fohla de São Paulo  (July, 2013).
  • M Hardt and S Ariadad, Interview. Brand :1 (2013): 21-23.
  • M Hardt and Praktyka Teoretyczna Collective, Communism is the Ruthless Critique of All that Exists. UniNnomade  (December, 2012).

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